Overview

Description

  • NatureSynthetic

Associated products

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab6680 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

  • Applications

    Blocking

  • FormLiquid
  • Additional notes

    Stable for one year.

    A novel cytokine was recently identified in human and mouse and designated IL-21, which has significant homology to IL-2, IL-4, and IL-15. The receptor for IL-21 (IL-21R, also termed NILR for novel Interleukin receptor) is a new member of the class I cytokine receptor family. IL-21R forms a complex with the common cytokine receptor g chain, gc, and mediates IL-21 signaling. IL-21 and its receptor activate JAK-STAT signaling pathway. IL-21 is expressed in activated T cells, and HL-60 and THP-1 cell lines. IL-21 plays a role in the proliferation and maturation of NK, B and T cell populations.

  • Concentration information loading...

Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

    Preservative: 0.02% Sodium Azide
    Constituents: 0.1% BSA, PBS, pH 7.2

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • CVID11
    • IL 21
    • IL-21
    • Il21
    • IL21_HUMAN
    • Interleukin 21
    • Interleukin-21
    • interleukin-21 isoform
    • Interleukin21
    • OTTHUMP00000164088
    • Za11
    see all
  • FunctionCytokine with immunoregulatory activity. May promote the transition between innate and adaptive immunity. Induces the production of IgG(1) and IgG(3) in B-cells (By similarity). May play a role in proliferation and maturation of natural killer (NK) cells in synergy with IL15. May regulate proliferation of mature B- and T-cells in response to activating stimuli. In synergy with IL15 and IL18 stimulates interferon gamma production in T-cells and NK cells. During T-cell mediated immune response may inhibit dendritic cells (DC) activation and maturation.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in activated CD4-positive T-cells but not in CD8-positive T-cells, B-cells, or monocytes.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the IL-15/IL-21 family.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted.
  • Information by UniProt

References for IL21 peptide (ab6680)

ab6680 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

Product Wall

There are currently no Abreviews or Questions for ab6680.
Please use the links above to contact us or submit feedback about this product.

Please note: All products are "FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR DIAGNOSTIC OR THERAPEUTIC USE"